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Menaggio Castellino, central 2 Bedrooms Flat With Stunning Lake View And Garden



Updated: 04-Jul-2015
Apartment in Menaggio, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italian Lakes, Como Lake, Italy - Peaceful And Strategic Location, Ideal Base For Discovering Lake Como, Walking Distance To The Beach

Amazing centrally located lakeview apartment with private patio and garden in the hamlet of Menaggio. Property is conveniently located at only 100 mt away from the bucolic town centre, boasting an amazing 180 degrees view above the town, it's a unique place ideal for relaxing with the family or for 2 couple of friends.The apartment shows an independent entrance by staircase, parking space at only 100 mt (public), car is not necessary by hiring this property, ferry station and bus station at only 5 mins walk. Castellino provides 2 double bedrooms, 1st bedroom includes a 160 cm width double bed and built in closet; 2nd bedroom provides a comfortable 140 cm width double bed with wardrobe and private balcony. Bathroom provides toilet, bidet, vanity with washbasin and spacious shower.A stylish corridor with lovely arch leads to the main room with an open plan living and kitchen/diner area with stunning lakeview windows and charming fireplace, this fully decorated room provides a warm atmosphere all year round, in summer thanks to its raised position no air-conditioned needed, just leave the windows open and a fresh breeze will blow into the house, instead in winter/spring the central heating system combined with cosy corner fireplace create a warm and relaxing atmosphere. The private garden area allow guests enjoying memorable outdoor meals and sunbathing. Public swimming pool, ideal for kids too, at only 400 mt away in Menaggio centre. Private garden with BBQ and garden furniture. Stunning lakeview, log fire, walking distance to cafès, shops and restaurants in Menaggio. Ideal for "no car" holidays, public transport are quite efficient in summer season, both bus and ferry stops are very convenient. Menaggio is great spot for relaxing holidays ideal for large families and group of friends. House is located only few blocks from all amenities, restaurants and bars, shops, bakery, supermarkets and promenade. Ferry station is walking distance. It is a great base for discovering lake Como. Public pool at the LIDO di Menaggio at only 5 mins walk mt from the flat, excellent restaurant and cafes in Menaggio. Supermarkets and shops walking distance at only 200 mt away. Bus and Ferries connects Menaggio with Como (south) and Colico (north) car is not required, ideal base for discovering lake Como without car. Menaggio provides several attractions, watersports, boat hiring, golf club, tennis courts, swimming pool, mini golf, ice cream shops, loca traditional food restaurants, hiking tours with expert guide and many more. Holiday Tax to pay at the arrival 1 Euro per day per adult over 14 years old. Gas cost to be paid on consumption only from 1st of October until 30th of April. Please respect the house and its contents! Please consider that the flat belongs to a Condo, no noise after 10 pm and respect the neighbors. Especially pay attention when using the BBQ. Please take the garbage out into the green bins in the street at only 10 mt away from the front building door before the departure.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

Hello my name is Andrea, I'm the owner of Castellino Menaggio, I will do my best to make your stay unforgettable.

I look forward to welcome you on lake Como.

See you soon!

Andrea Cesana

Call Owner
Speaks English, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

Matt De Jong 23.12.2014 - 28.01.2015

“Amazing spot right in the town centre with endless view and garden”

January 2, 2015 NEW

We loved Castellino Menaggio, Andrea the owner welcomed us late afternoon and showed where to park the car. Parking is approx 100 mt from the house entry.

Don't know where to start... the flat is absolutely stunning, we had gorgeous time enjoying the lake view and fireplace. The equipment is absolutely excellent, shampoo and soap and toilet paper were ready, comfortable bed and fully equipped kitchen with Italian coffee machine and cups ready for us, the warm welcome made the difference!

We simply fell in love with this property, it's like a stamp on the postcard!

I would absolutely recommend this place and certainly will come back...

Arrivederci Menaggio...

Jan 2015
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From the Owner

I loved CASTELLINO MENAGGIO since the first time I went in, it was November 2011 a rainy day... When I reached the living area I was simply shocked by the lakeview... simply amazing... I renovated carefully the interior layout of the house maintaining the original features such as fireplace and original windows and doors, new flooring and roof insulation and decoration. Now became a cosy retreat for couples, friends and small families thanks to its 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The private garden with BBQ area, table and chairs allow guests enjoying outdoor meals especially breakfasts and dinners. The location is strategic, walking distance to the beach, cafes, restaurants and shops make this flat the ideal property for a perfect holiday on lake Como.

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Painting or Cookery courses available on request with local experts.

Paragliding and climbing available on request with local experts.

Tennis lessons with local experts. Horse riding available with local experts.

Trekking tours available on request with local experts.


Beaches in Menaggio, private and public ones are reachable in 5 mins walk from il Castellino apartment, approximately 500 mt.


Milano Airports are approximately 85 km far.

Bergamo Airport is approximately 95 km far.

Lugano Airport is approximately 40 km far.

Como train station is approximately 35 km far.

Varenna train station is approximately 2 km far.

Ferry station is approximately 500 mt far.

Bus Station is approximately 200 mt far.


Menaggio main square is reachable by walk in 4-5 mins from the apartment door. From Menaggio is possible to get ferry over main villages of the lake, Bellagio, Varenna and the entire Tremezzina all the way down to Como.

Also the north of lake Como is highly recommended for its constant wind, ideal for watersports and sailing, rural landscapes make a different atmosphere.

Further Details:

Local shops and supermarkets are in Menaggio, if you plan a gib food shopping then I recommend to stop over in Carlazzo where is Carrefour or Iperl (big stores). Also restaurants in Menaggio I recommend ristorante da Paolo right in the main square, cafè del Pes, and Grolla Restaurant on the promenade.

Best Ice cream shops are Gelateria Edo and Bar Ritrovo. (Main square in Menaggio) Best pizzeria of the area is Creme Caramel, at only 2 km from Menaggio centre.


Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Towels/Linens £67
Refundable Damage Deposit £126
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

Booking Notes:
In order to confirm the reservation a deposit is required.

The confirmatory deposit is 20% of entire stay amount included final cleaning, towels and linens and holiday taxes (1 euro per day per adult over 13 Years Old).
This down payment can be done by bank transfer or PayPal and the balance payment at the day of arrival in Cash or PayPal (before arrival).

The rate includes final cleaning, towels and linens.

In winter time the gas is charged separately on the effective consumption.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is flexible
Arrival check in time from 16.00 until 19.00
Departure check out time from 9.00 until 10.30

Notes on prices:
Holiday Taxes 1 Euro per adult per day (over 13 years old) is not included
Final Cleaning, towels and linens 80 Euro

20% down payment BANK TRASNFER or PAYPAL accepted
balance payment at arrival or 1 week before

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Updated: 04-Jul-2015
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From the Owner

Location Location Location... An endless lakeview towards Bellagio and Villa Gaeta (the James Bond's Villa...) Centrally located apartment in Menaggio with similar view rarely provide a private garden, all together these features make this property almost unique in the area of Menaggio. Castellino Menaggio is definitely the perfect holiday home for discovering lake Como.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • lake
  • town
  • village


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom provides vanity with sink and mirror with led light, cabinet and bidet, toilet and well proportioned power shower.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1st bedroom provides a comfortable double bed, second bedroom provides twin beds with possibility of 2 separate single beds or arrange a second double bed on purpose.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Notes on accommodation: In winter time the heating (gas) is charged extra on the effective consumption. Please respect the house and its contents! Please consider that the flat belongs to a Condo, no noise after 10 pm and respect the neighbours. Especially pay attention when using the BBQ. Please take the garbage out into the green bins in the street at only 10 mt away from the front building door before the departure. Outside: This property provides a cosy private garden paved with local stones, there are some local plants and herbs as sage and rosemary which can be used for cooking, is also an olive tree which creates a nice atmosphere. In the little garden there are sun loungers, a table with 4 chairs ideal for outdoor meals especially breakfasts and dinners. BBQ available. Utility Room: Broom and cleaning tools provided including vacuum cleaner. Iron and iron board provided. Washing machine provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Final cleaning, towels and linens, bath mats and blankets are provided, the cost is 80 Euro. A new set of linens and towels is provided for long stay (more than 7 days) In winter time the heating (gas) is charged extra on the effective consumption. Other: Garden is private and provides table with 4 chairs, sun loungers also available and BBQ area. Ideal place for outdoor meals, breakfasts and dinners.

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